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How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

How to Make Web Apps Shine in Gnome 3.10

Getting Web Apps Right If you’re like most people, you spend an awful lot of your time working with a computer in a web browser.  And that’s great!  The cloud is the next frontier for just about everyone, and the developers of Epiphany understand this.  If you’ve had any experience appifying your favorite web services,

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Thunderbird 24 Is Days Away, Mozilla Gets Back To Work

Thunderbird, the mysteriously abandoned (sort-of) open source mail client makes its return on September 17th.  Faithful users have been marooned on version 17, receiving only maintenance tune-ups along the way, but that’s all set to change. So, what’s changed? In the Compose window, ctrl/cmd + and ctrl/cmd – now change the zoom setting rather than

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Kubuntu Will Continue With Xorg Until Ubuntu 14.10

A Long Way ‘Til Wayland… Fans of Ubuntu and fans of KDE are likely privy to the behind-the-scenes drama regarding to coming switch to Mir.  Mir is a compositing display server developed internally by Ubuntu.  While Ubuntu makes its gradual switch to Mir in an attempt to unify it’s platform across devices, KDE, Gnome, and

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Leisure Suit Larry Debuts on Linux

Leisure Suit Larry –the Super Mario of filthy Sierra adventure games from the 80′s & 90′s –has returned, but not as you might expect.  For his latest tour of doody, Replay Games Inc. is revisiting –and remastering –Larry’s original adventure.  Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded is a return to the classic PC adventure game formula, with

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Closed-source Linux Tycoon Now Available For DOS

From a cube-shaped planet far from earth… From the deepest darkest corner of the deepest darkest dungeon of Bizarro World, Bryan Lunduke releases Linux Tycoon, his closed-source game about an open source operating system for a closed source operating system no one uses.  That’s right, you thought today’s earlier headlines were a pump-fake-pass for April

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Plasma Workspaces 2 Coming To Wayland, KDM Not Invited

Auf Wiedersehen KDM The first part of today’s headline is probably obvious to many of you.  KDE will be moving on from Xorg to Wayland.  And considering Gnome’s aggressive plans to move to it, this may happen sooner rather than later.  KDE & Gnome having a mutual interest in Wayland is great, and we can’t wait to

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An Unlikely Union: Microsoft SmartGlass for Android Review

Despite some concerns and doubts from the community early on, Microsoft has finally released its SmartGlass application for Android. For those who aren’t acquainted with the technology, SmartGlass allows various PC and mobile operating systems to directly control the Microsoft Xbox 360 game console. Users are able to control most aspects of the Xbox interface (and select

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Slackware Linux Hits 14.0

Some good news this weekend for fans of the world oldest maintained GNU/Linux distribution, Slackware. Despite some persistent rumors earlier in the year about its demise, Slackware has just officially announced their version 14.0 release. Slackware 14.0 Slackware 14.0 comes nearly 18 months after the previous release, Slackware 13.37. The numerically astute among our readers will probably

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